Thug #1: So, you play sports games on that thing?
Thug #2 with PSP: Nah. I’m not really a sports fanatic.
Thug #1: Yeah, me neither. I just like violence.
Thug #2, slapping hands with Thug #1: Me, too! –2/3 train near Atlantic Ave Overheard by: Saeed
Cute chick on cell: If the Amish can do it, so can you. [Pause, then louder.] If the Amish can do it, so can you! –113th & Amsterdam Overheard by: Wild Dog Boy Lady on cell: You tell my momma to get her ass to church and stop sinning! –Grand Concourse, 205th St. Overheard by: LSB Black guy to another: Go to the Catholic church, cracka. They got good drugs. –11th & A Middle Eastern man: I believe in Islam and Allah, but I drink, I smoke, and I fuck. When I stop doing those things, then I’ll pray. –C Train Overheard by: Mark Thug: I totally invented the Chuck Norris religion. –Queens Mall Overheard by: LSB
Thug #1: Yeah man, there’s some fucked up shit going on.
Thug #2: Word son, niggas killin’ niggas.
White guy across the car: It’s a win-win situation. –LIRR train to Penn Station from Jamaica
Thug: Daaaaaamn! Look at all them lining up for that train over to Hoboken! I'm glad we ain't got a line to go to Jersey City.
Thugette: Yeah, we the opposite of that gentry-fact-tation stuff they got goin' on over there.
(blank stares from a few suits)
Thug: Yeah! She knows what that means. –PATH Overheard by: Moving Out to Gentry-fact-tate Fort Greene
Thug to young friend checking DVDs in library: How come you got a library card?
Friend: Because I'm…normal? –Seward Park Library, Broadway & Rutgers Overheard by: Puma
Thug, taking a drink: Yo, this water’s mad wet. –Murrow High School, Brooklyn Guy: I mean, I don’t want any bok choy in my chakra. –12th & Broadway Overheard by: aryn
Thug, cradling very small pit bull puppy: Oh man, I can't be bothered to train him to be tough. He's gonna be a cuddly mothafucka.
Girl, cradling different puppy: Word. –L Train
Little thug #1: Obama ain't takin' no shit. He'll be at the United Nations and shit, runnin' up on them niggas, talkin' “Yo! You a-rab terrissas and shit best not be fuckin' with us! And make that oil cheaper, niggas, cause I ain't about spending no three dollars for fuckin' gas!”
Little thug #2: Yeah, and what if they say, “fuck you nigga,” what then?
Little thug #1: Then Obama is gonna get all Rodney King on they ass! He'll be all, “Wham! Wham! I'll teach you niggas to fuck with the black President!” –Times Square Overheard by: Big Larry
Thug: So, if I’m half black and half American Indian, that makes me Puerto Rico.
Thugette: I told you that you was Puerto Rican. –149th & 3rd, Bronx Headline by: Mariya Runners-Up: · “Actually, it makes you unemployed” – Mr. Bone · “Bitch, don’t be callin’ me no adjectival form!” – was “rico”/”rican” the first thing you noticed too? · “Dora the Explorer: South Bronx Edition” – Scott · “Runs With Hookers didn’t excel in Ethnic Studies” – bri b · “The new theory of relativity” – sara swank
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